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Roberta Smith Potts

Roberta Smith Potts, born February 20, 1946 in Alliance, NC to the late Benjamin F. (Sr.) and Viola Smith passed away peacefully January 22, 2016 surrounded by loving family members at Bay Health Hospital in Dover, DE. She was preceded in death by two children, Roberta (Candy) and Cornell; and a brother, John. In 1952, her parents relocated to Delaware where she spent all of her life.

Roberta leaves to cherish her memories: son, Anthony (Tony), daughter-in-law, Nicole; three daughters, Sharelle, Cornelia, and Tammy; a host of grand and great-grandchildren. Left with precious memories of their baby sisters Elizabell (William) and Alice (Norwood, Sr.); and five brothers: Benjamin Jr.; William (Shirley); Matthew (Rosa); James (Dorothy); and Thomas (Luvenia) along with many nieces/nephews, great nieces/ nephews and great-great nieces/ nephews. She also leaves behind many other family members. The family recognizes all friends who visited her at Silverlake Nursing Home, Capitol Nursing Home and Bay Health Hospital during the course of her illness. We thank God for all the prayers for our dear relative's life and now we pray that her soul will rest in peace.

Viewing: Friday, Feb. 5, 2016 at Bennie Smith Funeral Home; 717 West Division Street, Dover, DE 19904 from 6:00-8:00pm and at Whatcoat UM Church (341 Saulsbury Road, Dover, DE 19904) from 10:00-11:00am. Funeral services will begin at 11:00am at Whatcoat UM Church.




Published in The News Journal on Feb. 4, 2016
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